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Two foreigners nabbed during voter registration exercise at Asokore Mampong

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Police in Asokore Mampong, Ashanti Region, have apprehended two foreigners who attempted to register at a local voter registration center.

The Nigerian nationals were unable to justify their presence to Electoral Commission (EC) officers and the police, leading to their transportation to the police station for further questioning.

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Despite nationwide technical challenges during the initial stages of the voter registration exercise, electoral officers in Asokore have registered a total of 2,304 individuals as of Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

However, there have been about six instances of double registration, and the arrest of the two foreigners on Thursday.

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Angela Afiriyie Osei, the Asokore Mampong District Officer of the EC, has warned unqualified individuals to refrain from participating in the registration exercise.

Meanwhile, police report that the two apprehended individuals are currently being interrogated.

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